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A Joint Effort on the High Seas

A research cruise gives educators and a student the unique opportunity to work alongside scientists investigating zooplankton migration. Late last month, a four-day research cruise on the Sargasso Sea gave two local educators and a senior school student the opportunity to gain unique insight into what it means to live and breathe science aboard a working research vessel. The cruise was part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) investigating the daily migrations of a small marine…


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The Class of 2019

This June, in ceremonies across the island, hundreds of high school students will don caps and gowns, collect their diplomas, say goodbye to friends and teachers - whom in some cases they will have known for 13 years - and…


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A Unique Look at the Seafloor Near Bermuda: Bermudian Students Explore with Deep Camera System

The sixgill shark approached the camera deployed from a boat floating five miles offshore Cooper’s Island in Bermuda, then did what sharks often do: tried to eat it. Video footage, viewed by nearly two-dozen enthralled local students and their teachers…


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This Job is for the Birds: Bermuda Program Alum Works with Hawaii’s Endangered Seabirds

Once of the most rewarding aspects of running a decades-long education program is following up with former students to learn where their experiences have taken them, both personally and professionally. The Bermuda Program, now in its 43rd year, offers Bermudian…


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Collaboration Benefits Island’s Students at BIOS

A novel partnership between BIOS’s Ocean Academy and the University of Delaware (UDel) this winter gave dozens of local teachers and students the opportunity to learn about marine robotics and how they are used to explore the oceans. Oceanographer Art…

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BRFU Celebrates Launch of the Bermuda Women’s Rugby Academy

One of the most exciting developments within Bermuda’s sporting community is undoubtedly the recent establishment of a development academy for women’s rugby. Launched in January, the academy features a Bermuda Women’s Rugby Developing Player Programme (DPP) for 2019-2020, the first…